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from a bridge. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we go inside the courtroom at today's sentencing and explore the issues in a case that captured national attention. >> ifill: then, we examine a lawsuit filed by catholic leaders, institutions and schools against the obama administration for mandating birth control coverage for employees. >> brown: from our american graduate series, paul solman reports on a move to keep kids in school by teaching skills both inside and outside the classroom. >> high school dropouts here in bloomington, illinois building low income houses like those very homes behind me. is this the way to get kids back to school and into the work force? >> ifill: judy woodruff assesses the nato summit, as world leaders agree to hand over security in afghanistan by the middle of next year. >> brown: and we remember powerful german baritone dietrich fischer-dieskau. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breath
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, sulaimon brown, so brown would stay in the race and keep on attacking the incumbent. bruce johnson has been on this story right from the beginning. >> today in federal court, thomas gore for mayor gray confessed that he and a second campaign staffer were involved in a scheme to get money to sulaimon brown. sources identified howard brooks to 9news now as that second campaign staffer. gore admitted in court that he diverted money from the gray campaign and gave that money to brooks who used it to purchase money orders that he in turn delivered to sulaimon brown. >> vincent gray's campaign, specifically mayor vincent gray gave me cash to maintain my campaign for mayor, cover living expenses, and attack then mayor fenty during the 2010 mayoral race. >> i can't imagine engaging in such reprehensible behavior. i know absolutely nothing about any one of miscampaign who did that. >> he kept a record of the payments to sulaimon brown until he learned of the fbi investigation he destroyed the notebook. in total, we're talking about five money orders. some bought here at the safeway across from c
name vincent gray or former mayoral candidate suleiman brown but the documents do allege that donations were transferred from candidate a to candidate b and that gore destroyed a record of those illegal payments. the charges do seem to support those allegations that suleiman brown made after he was fired from his job as an accountant in the gray ad m he says he was paid to bash former mayor adrian fenty during campaign debates and for a city council that has grown weary of scandals, some members are ready for the feds to finally wrap up the year-long investigation, whatever the outcome. >> i'm just really hopeful that the u.s. attorney is getting to the end of these investigations. certainly the people of the district of columbia deserve to know what happened and if there are laws bleaken, people have to be held accountable. >> the obstruction of justice for the alleged destruction of a notebook that contained campaign payment records just after suleiman brown went to the media, that is most serious charge. it could carry a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. mayor gray and suleiman b
francisco passer was part of that vote. >> this nation is a democracy. >> dr. amos brown is on the board that passed the resolution in support of gay marriage rights. saw stand he says that tries to separate religious views from religious rights. >> this does not mean that this state -- this nation -- any faster. you must marry the person of same sex. >> comes just as controversy over gay marriage rights has caused deep divisions in african-american movie. >> goes against many african- americans that oppose gay marriage. >> six out of 10 oppose gay marriage as a principal and rooted in the african-american church. >> ap or african persons decide to support recently taken the stand in support of gay marriage rights. it's about time for the black community to have a deep dialogue. >> i think it's a good step. i think it long over new that it's being addressed. >> dr. brown said but supports it as a civil rights issue and question is whether others will agree with him come november. reporting live in san francisco ktvu channel 2 news. >> students plan to hold a vigil tonight to push for a m
the former candidate brown. gore claims the deal for brown to take money in exchange for verbal attacks on former mayor fenty. did candidate gray know about this at the time? and matt ackland has more. >> reporter: the mayor said over and over again he didn't know of any plan to pay or offer brown a job for attacks on fenty and thomas gore did. >> does the mayor know about this? >> reporter: no comment from thomas gore, a friend and longtime campaign worker for vincent gray earlier, he admitted to a federal judge he would take out mean orders and give them to another unnamed campaign worker who would then give them to brown. a total of $660 worth. when brown went to the media, gore said he shred a notebook with payment records. >> and i think mr. gore said in court today there was an agreement between he and, i think, it was person a and when person a did his part, mr. gore did his part. >> reporter: gore's attorney tells us his client is working with federal authorities as they continue the probe into gray's campaign. >> and asking questions and -- >> reporter: federal authorities are
what it's like to do business with mitt romney. >>> scott brown is using a trivial issue to attack elizabeth warren in massachusetts. her credibility is steady, but he's going after it. by ignoring the issue, she's only making it worse. she's got to fight back on this real issue. that's coming up. >>> rush limbaugh's ratings have been taking a dive across the country after his sexist comments about sandra fluke. is he still too big to fail? share your thoughts on twitter. we're coming right back. ♪ surf's up everybor boards and your wetsuits ♪ free-credit-score-dot-com's gonna direct you ♪ ♪ to check your credit score before it gets too late ♪ ♪ and you end up strapped for cash ♪ ♪ patching your board with duct tape ♪ ♪ so hit free-credit-score-dot-com ♪ ♪ find out what credit's about ♪ ♪ or else you could be headed for a credit wipeout ♪ offer applies with enrollment in freecreditscore.com™. >>> welcome back. president obama made it clear today that he was not attacking free enterprise. mitt romney was the one who made bain capital relevant to the c
diverted gray campaign funds to minor candidate, sulaimon brown to keep him in the race and keep him attacking adrian fenty. he admitted in court to destroying evidence and lying to federal investigators. bruce johnson has been all over this case since the very start. we know one thing now. sulaimon brown was not lying about getting money from the gray campaign. >> absolutely right. wasn't lying about this and makes the mayor look bad. the mayor isn't available for comment. we also know tonight, derek, the name of somebody who helped get that money to sulaimon brown from the gray campaign. that same person helped nab gore. >> mr. gore, what about you? any comment? >> thomas gore left the federal courthouse in d.c. a convicted felon, now facing at least 12 to 18 months in prison. this after the man with a master's degree in social work management helped divert money from the vincent gray campaign to sulaimon brown when gray was trying to unseat incumbent mayor, adrian fenty. >> mayor gray gave me cash and money orders to maintain my campaign for mayor, cover living expenses, and a
mayoral candidate suleiman brown but documents allege donations were transferred from candidate a to candidate b and that gore destroyed a record of those illegal payments. the charges seem to support allegations that suleiman brown made after he was fired from his job as an accountant in the gray administration. he said he was paid by gray staffers for bash former mayor adrian fenty during campaign debates. now, mayor gray has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing but political analysts believe the charges against gore may be just the beginning. >> they get a small fish and they try to trade up and say all right, we'll give you leniency or we'll often the charges if you can tell us more about people high are up. so this is really about the worst possible thing you can say for the mayor and the mayor is going to have to address these questions and repeat the same things which he repeated before. >> mayor gray has not said anything about this case so far. he is in las vegas right now. he is referring questions to his attorney, bob bennett and that attorney says that it would be inappr
's mayoral campaign donations to pay off the former candidate brown. the deal called for him to take attacks. did the candidate know about this at the time? matt ackland is live with more. matt? >> reporter: the mayor said that he had no part in paying brown or offering him a job in exchange for the attacks and gore said that he would take out the money orders and that another person would pass it to brown. no comment from gore. he is a campaign and long time worker for vincent gray and admitted in court to taking out a total of $660 in money orders and admitted to passing them on to someone referred to in court documents as person a. gore admitted that when brown went to the media about being paid to attack fenty, he shredded a notebook with payment records because he knew what he was doing was illegal. gore's attorney, fred cook, said he believes that others will be charged and said this about mayor gray today. >> nothing in the statement of offense mentioned any participation by mayor gray in anything. >> reporter: mayor gray is expected to be back in the district tomorrow. he's in las ve
dollars to minor candidate, sulaimon brown. blues bruce johnson has been on this story since the beginning. >> reporter: tho thomas gore confessed he and a second campaign staffer were involved in a scheme to get money for sulaimon brown. sources identified howard brooks as that second campaign staffer. he diverted money from the campaign and gave that money to brooks who used it to purchase money orders that he delivered to sulaimon brown. >> vincent gray's campaign gave me cash and money orders to maintain my campaign for mayor, cover living expenses, and attack then mayor fenty during the 2010 mayoral race. >> i can't imagine. i know absolutely nothing about any one of my campaign who did that. >> he kept a record of payments until he learned of the fbi investigation he destroyed the notebook. in total, we're talking about five money orders. some bought here. a total of $660 that went to sulaimon brown, all misdemeanors. gore destroyed the notebook, got caught on tape admitting it, and lied to federal authorities. he is facing 12 to 18 months in prison. according to
on the behalf of the city and children. >> brown ran against gray in the 2010 race. brown says gray gave him cash and money orders to stay in the race and verbal attack a third candidate then mayor adrienne fenty. >>> marion barry is recovering at a las vegas hospital after being treated for a blood clot. he says he got the clot while waiting on a plane in memphis. the 76-year-old is expected to make a full recovery. he says his doctors are telling him to stay on blood thinners and get plenty of exercise. he will also have to take it easy the next several days. >>> here's a look at some other things making news now. today marks the one-year anniversary of the tornado which devastated job lynn, missouri. >> president owe bam -- joplin, missouri. >> president obama visited on monday. we have more on the recovery. >> reporter: president obama didn't have to look far for motivation by his commencement address for joplin high school class of 2012. >> as lie out at this class and across this city, what's clear is that you're the source of inspiration today. >> reporter: it was may 22, 2011 when a
contributions to mayoral candidate sulaiman brown. he was also charged with destroying a spiral notebook with records of those payments to brown. brown, who fell out with the mayor after gray fired him from a city job said that during the campaign gray staffers paid him to heckle the adrian fenty during candidate debates. >> he promised me the job. >> thomas gore pay brown at least $535 in money orders. gore is a longtime friend of mayor gray and worked on several of his previous campaigns. mayor gray, away at a convention in las vegas, told reporters he had no comment on the charges. is lawyers said the same. but after seeing one d.c. councilman recently sent to prison and com d.c. residents had this to say. a over 50 years i have not seen one that was honest. >> the government needs to be professionalized and if it takes a prosecution to do it, so be it. >> thomas gore faces several years in prison due to the charges. if he pleads guilty this morning, which we are expecting that he will, the federal government will most likely give him a lesser prison sentence. it is scheduled to be in
, this is an abc 7 news update. brown. morning, pamela 7:26. the searchers on that for the shooting in southeast washington. after one in the third to stevens wrote.f man with aund a wound to the head. name has not been released. .he assistant tr has a today yesterday.ged our sister station newschannel 8 have a live report coming the hour.top of now for a look at the roads. baden, what is the situation with the 20 mile backup? not better. 95 virginia, delays from dale city to shearling appeared a down.ad come after seminary road but before king street. you can see the pace of traffic. maryland, not much better. example ofw you an wrecks.he many delays at of columbia to silver spring. start to oureary day. gray outside. but a little below mixed in in hours,t several lunch time.loser to some light sprinkles around fort washington. around howard county, montgomery county. temperature was, we're in the to 80ight now, on our way degrees. be humid, too. showers and storms likely this afternoon during a repeat to marg by thursday friday, a lesser chance of storms. the weekend, hot and humid. 90 for the
brown may have been on to something, at least that's what the charges against thomas gore indicate. gray's close friend and campaign aide is accused of making money orders totaling more than $500 signed in other people's names and then given to suleman brown. he's also accused of destroying records proving that those payments were made. >> gray's campaign specifically mayor vincent gray gave me cash and money orpds to maintain my campaign for mayor, cover living expenses, and attack then mayor fenty during the 2010 mayoral race. >> people who engage in wrongdoing, they need to be held accountable. >> it's deeply troubling. i know tom gore. he's a standup guy that's done a lot on behalf of the city and children. he's always been a really good guy. the charges are shocking. >> reporter: that of course is council member tommy wells reacting to this plea deal we're expecting later today in federal district court. what he has to say about the city and the future of these growing allegations and that controversy coming up at 5:30. mike, andrea, back to you. >> delia goncalves with that live up
. >>> scott brown is using a trivial issue to attack elizabeth warren in massachusetts. her credibility is steady, but he's going after it. by ignoring the issue, she's only making it worse. she's got to fight back on this real issue. that's coming up. >>> rush limbaugh's ratings have been taking a dive across the country after his sexist comments about sandra fluke. is he still too big to fail? share your thoughts on twitter. we're coming right back. the calcium they take because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. that's why my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. that's why my doctor recommends citracal maximum. are you still sleeping? just wanted to check and make sure that we were on schedule. the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. and who ordered the yummy cereal? yummy. [ woman ] lower cholesterol. [ man 2 ] yummy. i got that wrong didn't i? [ male announcer ] want gre
i've ever sent him a text. >> did the relationship change at all when mr. brown became prime minister? mr. brown was much closer to him than was mr. blair. >> yes, mr. daker was there to his, but you find that he was skeptical about mr. blair in a way that he was less skeptical about mr. brown. he did partly because mr. brown before he became leader with a view to becoming leader had had conversations with mr. daker about mr. daker heading up an inquiry into the third year rule. so i mean that in a sense was a done deal. as mr. brown became prime minister. i then took on the operational side of that inquiry. and, of course, subsequently there were conversations where mr. daker and other colleagues from the press about the data protection act increasing in sentences. >> we'll come to the details of that. before we go on, can i go back to a phrase i rather like, respectful acquaintanceship. was that because you or he felt that your respective paths took you in different directions and tlafr that was the best way, or was it it just that jurs a coincidence and you wouldn't have m
on illegal campaign contributions. according to court papers, they thought brown was doing a good job pestering the mayor so he provided campaign money to keep brown's campaign alive. after the election when brown started talking to the media gore said he shredded records of payments to brown. he was apparently caught in the lie when he met september 22 with a person who was another staffer presumably wired it. >> criticized his family, just had nothing to do with the campaign or the policies of the city. it was all about personally attacking somebody. >> this may be just the beginning. >> i believe the government will charge additional people. whether i represent them or not i do not know. >> so the big question is did this go on with mayor great's knowledge. if it did, is he in big trouble? it is scheduled -- he is scheduled to return to the city late tonight. >> thank you very much. police have made an arrest in the murder of a local rapper. dennis was arrested and charged. he was shot and killed during a drug transaction near his apartment in silver spring. he was arrested yesterd
, and they are brown, supervisors, other officials and guests -- mayor brown, supervisors, other officials and guests, muni is today what it is because of people like mr. flynn devoted their lives to it. i am joined by several directors, including our vice president, who leads a lot of our efforts. doug is the man who, when he was deputy mayor and planning commissioner, had a lot to do with the embarcadero uc today. -- you see today. he has given so much of his time to san francisco to make it a better place. we joined today in celebrating america's first big city publicly owned transportation system owned by the people themselves. today, it is a landmark of the progressivism that has marked our city for a century. the historic streetcar we rededicate today, is a city symbol of the history. it carried generations of san franciscans around the city to shop, to work, to learn, to play. it almost certainly carried my grandparents when they lived on utah st. and is america's first publicly owned big city streetcar, it almost certainly qualifies to be sitting on display at the smithsonian, but we in san f
morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. you know, it's not the final frontier, but it's certainly a new era in space flight. it launched off this morning. the unmanned rocket and capsule carrying a thousand pounds of supplies, it's one of 12 plans by the corporation space-x. if all goes as plant it will go this friday. dick brennan has more this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it was a spectacular scene. just about 16 minutes ago, people to the space station by 2018. space-x hopes to do it at least two years earlier. now, if all goes according to plan, space-x will return to ertd sometime around the end of the month. it will splash down in the pacific much like the old apollo mission and hopefully be picked up by a ship and be used once again. terrell? >> dick, this is an important moment for the u.s. space program. if all goes well, what's next for space-x. >> reporter: you said the words, terrell "if all goes well." they say they would like to get into manned flights. they think they can do it faster than anybody else. the qu
filled up two days ago and i'm doing it again. >> reporter: marianne brown commutes from her home in fum dries. >> it's usually about 30 -- dumfries. >> it's usually about $30 a week to me. >> reporter: betty wong last filled up two weeks ago. >> it was about $60, yeah. >> reporter: fueling up tonight cost her? >> 55. >> reporter: yup, $5 less than just two weeks ago. >> this is great. what can i say? >> reporter: we can tell you it's not bargain shopping everywhere. on river road ins by tay prices for that same -- in bethesda, prices for that same gasoline are almost four bucks a gallon. >> prices have been declining for the longest downwood stretch in over a year. drivers in chicago paying the most, those in tulsa, oklahoma, the least for their gasoline. >>> a developing story this evening, the first criminal case to come out of the year long investigation of the vince gray mayoral campaign. the assistant treasurer is expected to cop a plea to charges of wrongdoing tomorrow. fox 5's karen gray houston with the details. >> thomas gore is said to be a long time friend of mayor gray,
of the probe but stems from the shooting death of 20-year-old rahim brown. police sergeant shot brown seven time saying he saw brown trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver. a female witness denies the stabbing occurred. >>> alameda county board of supervisors holding a special meeting today to select at least three vying to replace nadia lockyer she resigned april 20th, she said she needed to focus on recovery from abusive relationship and to raise her child. the board has until june 19th to appoint someone or that will go to the governor. eight have submitted applications. the three selected today will be interviewed next week. the board is expected to make its selection june 5th. >>> in a couple of hours from now the first federal hearing on jpmorgan chase begins on capitol hill. the banking committee will hear from two regulators head of the sec and commodities future trading commission. [ unintelligible ] jpmorgan chase's ceo jamie dimon is not scheduled to be at the hearing hess expected to testify next month. >>> 4 -- 4:45. president obama and mitt romney hit the fundraisin
serving all of our citizens and visitors -- 5000 dedicated people. i want to thank former mayor brown for being here as well. [applause] archie protocol officer -- our chief protocol officer, thank you for being here as well. [applause] someone i learned a lot from being city administrator, our previous city administrator. thank you for being here. i am so thrilled to share the stage with so many of our elected officials, our mta board, our supervisors, but certainly, foremost in my mind has been our wonderful senator dianne feinstein, who really have the compassion for this system. before i introduce her, i just wanted to just let you know again how valuable this system is to us and what it means to us today, but in recognition of that, before we do that, it still is -- i mean, we've got 63 bus routes that are managed by our mta. seven light rail lines. the historic f line streetcars, of course. 700,000 daily borders of our mta -- daily boarders of our mta. of course, senator, as you so well articulated just moments ago, no mayor can ever escape a comment on a daily basis about someb
, may 22. glad you are with us, i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. cynne simpson is on assignment in hollywood. it is a message morning thanks to rain allovernight. >> there's more on the way especially this afternoon and evening. standing water in prince william county will have a little longer to drain. we could have a few isolated issues in terms of the rainfall this afternoon mainly in prince william and loudoun county is where we got the heaviest rain yesterday. there's a live look down the potomac, g.w. parkway, reagan national on the right side of the screen. an ugly start, but i expect a few sunny breaks later this midday and afternoon. a few sprinkles around bowie and about 50 in prince george's county, 95 as well, and montgomery county ron the beltway, a few sprinkles. also moving through leonardtown in southern maryland, sprinkles. blue mixed with gray, thundershowers likely widespread this afternoon and evening, near 80 degrees and humid. more of the same tomorrow. back to you. >> thank you. remember to log on to our weather page to check the forecast
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including demarco brown. the 28-year-old has a scar on his left hand and tattoo on his left arm. d.c. police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to his arrest. >>> this morning police in stafford county, virginia, investigating a bizarre home invasion. investigators tell us two masked men broke into a home in the widewater village neighborhood yesterday morning. they demanded a man, woman, and 10-month-old baby strip naked. the man forced the family to take them around the house to collect valuables like cash, krurt computers and jewelry. before leaving, the they tied the family in the garage. they freed themselves and called 911. neighbors can't believe this happened in their community. >> i don't understand how it could happen. seems like it's a crime that's a bit more than petty. and frankly, i'm a little alarmed. very alarmed. very alarmed. >> no one of hurt. so far, no arrests have been made. >>> this morning the jury in the john edwards trial will begin deliberating his fate for a third day. the former presidential candidate is accused of using nearly a million dol
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by oakland school police. after police said brown tried stabbing them with a screwdriver after they approached the car he was sitting in last year. >> to kill him like that, they shouldn't have touched him at all. he wasn't doing no wrong. >> though the officer who shot brown was cleared of any wrong-doing by alameda prosecutors, the feds will now take a closer look. the oakland school district said they have been notified their school police department is the target of a federal investigation. >> we don't feel that regarding these matters we have anything to height. we will be completely accommodating with the federal government and whatever they request. we will provide. >> the district spokesman said it's unclear what federal investigators will be looking at. he said he expects them to also reexamine the circumstances with comments made by the former chief of police. >> that are officer retired and is no longer within the district. that happened promptly after the incident came to light. we moved quickly in that situation. >> davis said she is grateful federal officials are
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. you know, it's not the final frontier, but certainly it's a new era in space flight. the first private space launched off this morning. the unmanned rocket and capsule carrying a thousand pounds of supplies, it's one of 12 plans by the corporation spacex. if all goes as planned, it will go off this friday. dick brennan is at the space center this morning. dick, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it was a spectacular scene. just about 16 minutes ago, spa spa spacex had a spectacular lift-off, and it is now headed to the international space station. spacex has launched the falcon 9 rocket. it's first private space vessel headed to the international space station. >> launch of the space station falcon 9 rocket to resupply the international space station. >> reporter: spacex is attempting to become the first private space vessel to reach the international space station. this was the second launch attempt for spacex. >> lift-off. we had a cut-off. lift-off did not occur. >> reporter: lift-off was halted when a faulty check valve caused high pr
contributions to then mayoral candidate sulaimon brown. gore sls charged with destroying a ledger recording the alleged payoff. our bruce johnson is in federal court. he'll bring us more information when he gets it. >>> if you take piper lane or nokesville road in bristow, virginia, you may want to plan to take an alternate route because rain has washed out several roads in that area and water is about waste deep. police have set up cones and signs in order to warn drivers. crews are also bill business -- are also busy repairing several sinkholes because of the rain. let's get to howard with the full forecast. >>> hello. we are looking at the threat for shores and -- for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and the next several. these are areas that got 4 and 5-inch rain totals last night. caused all sorts of problems with washed out roads and high water. we're watching that for another couple hours unless it gets extended again. it was originally supposed to expire at 10:15 this morning. pretty quiet. most of the rain up across new england. we're seeing some thunderstorms in western we
members of candidate a who we assume was vincent gray transferred money secretly into sulaiman brown's account. they think that other people's names or put on the money orders. they wanted brown to continue verbal attacks on then-mayor adrian fenty. all this is being presented in court. they are using a lot of aliases. say they don't want to expose anyone's identity so far because more charges could be coming. once again thomas gore has pleaded guilty to 4 charges. we will not learn his sentence for quite some time. the judge says they will still be going through some of this stuff. but he does understand what the pleaded guilty to and that he is given up much of its rights by pleading guilty. much more on this story coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. reporting live from northwest abc 7 news. see was a longtime supporter and friend of mayor gray. he was the main aid in charge of the 2010 campaign. he also served as the treasurer for vincent gray's previous d.c. council runs in 2004 and 2006. much more on that tonight at 5:00. a toddler from southeast d.c. is lucky to be alive after sur
, i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> prince william county was the bull's eye for the rain showers mr. day andy vihn do the nighttime and early morning. there were flashboard warniflash flood warnings where they saw 3 inches of rain around manassas. lightsnow showers are now drifting to the northeast. 66 degrees in washington, 65 and dulles airport. a few sunny breaks today. more thundershowers likely especially this afternoon with highs near 80. a good amount of sunshine by the weekend, and 90. >> we have two pages from prince william county of roads that remain closed because of flooding. piper lane is one of them, that's the entrance to the vre station. will not be able to access piper plane. i believe you have gateway road to get down there. no accidents as far as interstate travel south into richmond and north into baltimore. montgomery county, prince george's county on the beltway everything looks beautiful. an overnight and construction on the beltway. in beltway we will have more on traffic soon, but now to news. >> d.c. police
and the governor who makes $174,000 a year. governor brown is projecting a nearly 16 billion dollar budget shortfall for the next fizz cal -- fiscal year. panel members are pointed by the governor and will meet to discuss cutting officials' pay may 31st. the berkeley city council set to vote on standard mutual aid agreement for the police department to decide whether to answer other requests for help. they want to make it clear the city will not offer mutual aid on political demonstrations like the one during the occupy occupy -- the occupy oakland protests and occupy cal demonstrations last fall. officials want berkeley police to handle civil disobedience as if it were managing an event and the police to call off mutual atmosphere does not provide human rights safeguards. later today san ramon residents will sound off on proposed curfew for minors ordinance would allow police to write citations to kids who miss school without a valid reason. repeat offenders will face fines from $100 to $500. the d.a.'s office says the curfew will help reduce crime. a public hearing scheduled in san ramon
person. the court papers do not specifically name vincent gray or former mayoral candidate suleiman brown but they do allege that the donation were transferred from candidate a to candidate b and that gore destroyed a record of that. that would be the obstruction of justice charges. brown saws he was paid to bash mayor fenty during campaign debates. some say the plea doesn't bode well after the recent city scandals. >> i am hopeful that the u.s. attorney is getting to the end of these investigations. certainly the people of the district of columbia deserve to know what happened and if there are laws broken, people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: mayor gray is in las vegas right now and was unavailable to answer questions. he did refer us to his attorney, bob bennett, who said it would be inappropriate to comment at this time and suleiman brown himself was also unavailable for comment. that is the latest here. back to you. >> stoi. d.c. councilman marion barry is out of the hospital this morning. he was admitted to a hospital in las vegas sunday after developing a blood clot whil
airmen, roscoe brown. turned 90 years old. you look 20. >> i am. in my mind. >> also with us the star of "red tails" elijah kelly who plays samuel "joker" george. it fits you. mr. brown, i have got to ask you, what a life you have had, and when you see it on the big screen and i imagine when you think about some of those memories in your mind, at any point in the day do you just go, man, i'm a lucky fellow? >> i am a lucky fellow. but, see, i come from a generation with lots of lucky fellows and lucky women because i come from the generation of african-americans who wanted to be better. we knew we had to be better than white people. we knew we had to compete. part of the tuskegee airmen story is just the competition among us to do good and then we see these young guys trying to act like us, they did a pretty good job. >> yeah, yeah, about you it was acting. you did the real thing. >> i did the real thing, but when they shot the movie i was over there as a consultant along with lee archer. >> to make sure they got it right. >> i taught them how to fly. >> no, no, no, you taught them ho
search operation by brown played a key role in the rescue effort today. >> a little too whacky. 20 runners arrested for breaking the law in the bay to breakers race in san francisco. another eight cited for carrying open containers. an estimated 50,000 people, though, participated in the event. 28-year-old ethiopian woman was the first to cross the finish line. her time 39 minutes and 2.4 seconds. she took home 7,$3nt000 in priz money. >>> following up on a story we first reported last week, senior citizens in san jose say they feel squeezed out by budget cuts. the city eliminated the transportation program for seniors last year. many of them now use walk eers get to their local senior centers. today many of them gathered in front of san jose city hall to tell lawmakers not to lock them out of crucial services. several city councilmembers were listening. >> trying to restore the transportation to take our seniors to our senior centers so that they can have a nutritious meal and they have an opportunity to social, to interact with other seniors. >> a recent report by the xlupt group
or suleman brown but the documents allege they were transferred from candidate a to b and gore destroyed a photobook containing a record of these illegal payments. it totaled just $535 but could support much bigger allegations, ones logged by suleman brown mayor grey was paying him off to do some dirty work, brown made accusations after he was fired from his job as an accountant in the grey administration. council members believe the charges against gore may not be the end of it. >> certainly an ominous event because it means that he is entering into a plea, probably with some sort of arrangement to provide information on others. it means this is only one shoe dropping. this might be a centipede so there may be other shoes. >> reporter: councilmember, mary che led an investigation into the allegations, suleman brown made not long after that and then the feds took over the case. the most serious charge tell knee obstruction of jus -- felony charge obstruction of justice he faces up to 20 years in prison on that charge but tony and allison we expect if there is indeed a plea deal he will p
the roll. quorum call: mr. brown: thank you. i ask unanimous consent to expense with the quorum call. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: and i ask unanimous consent to address the house as if in morning business for no more than 10 minutes. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. last week the vice president of the united states was in my state in ohio in the youngstown area in northeast ohio and he saw what i've been seeing in my state for the last several months and he heard what i've been hearing from so many ohioans in the last several months. he went to the lordstown auto assembly plant which makes the chevy cruze and he saw what we've been seeing in my state, where manufacturing finally is coming back. from 200 to 2010, from early 2000 to january 2010, the manufacturing sector in this country lost a huge number of jobs, more than 5 million jobs. now, the -- about the 35 years before that manufacturing jobs in this country were pretty constant. they were up and down, but in 1997 oar 1998, we had about the same number of ma
from massachusetts. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i also ask consent that my military fellow, major jay rose, be granted floor privileges for the duration of my remarks. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i rise to speak about an historic air is mean took place place -- ceremony that took place in boston harbor today, the birthplace of the american revolution. that event happened earlier this morning. and this morning, the united states navy named an ar lay burke class guided missile destroyer for retired united states navy captain thomas jerome hunter jr. of concord, massachusetts. the same money took place aboard the oldest commissioned ship -- warship in our united states navy, the u.s.s. constitution. as you know, mr. president, it is a distinct honor for any service member to have a navy vessel commissioned in his or her name. what made the event special today and extremely rare is that captain hudner is the navy's last living medal of honor recipient from the korean war. as the story you are about to hear shows, no one would b
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